The comments by former finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and state BJP president Chandrakant Patil came on a day the state government received formal communication from the Centre that the NIA was taking over the Elgar Parishad probe.
Updated on Jan 29, 2020 01:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |HT Correspondent
The Maharashtra government says the Centre has interfered in a State subject by unilaterally handing over the probe in the Bhima Koregaon violence to the NIA.
Updated on Jan 28, 2020 07:45 PM IST
States are concerned about falling revenue collection amidst the economic slowdown and they fear that the Union government may default on paying their dues.
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 01:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
This is a clear indication that the BJP, which won 105 seats in the state elections, may embark on ‘Operation Lotus’ in Maharashtra, on the lines of the one they managed in Karnataka, to get the requisite numbers to prove their majority.
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 11:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Ketaki Ghoge, Mumbai
BJP leader told a TV channel that the delay in talks between BJP and Sena was due to the Diwali festival, adding parleys will start in a day or two.
Updated on Nov 01, 2019 03:12 PM IST
Mumbai |Press Trust of India
The scheme was introduced in 2015 to create water-shed structures to harvest rain water and enhance groundwater levels in 25,000 villages. Activists, experts have termed it “unscientific”.
Updated on Jun 25, 2019 04:10 AM IST
Mumbai | HT Correspondent
The figures of the outstanding tax revenue were revealed in the state’s budget document, tabled earlier this week in the legislature.
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 08:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Surendra Gangan
Faced with deficit, state may hike stamp duty, registration charges
Updated on Jun 20, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Ketaki Ghoge, Mumbai
The ₹55,335 crore project has been divided into 16 packages, of which work order of 14 has been given.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Naresh Kamath
As part of a pilot project, it will start creating parks in 50 tehsils, for which the government has made a provision of ₹300 crore.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 12:02 PM IST
The budget 2019-20 has an outlay of ₹600 crore for agriculture universities for research and infrastructure development, besides an increase in budget for irrigation projects to ₹12,597 crore.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 11:31 AM IST
For women, the finance minister announced a ₹200 crore self-employment scheme for widows, and abandoned women. ₹1,500 crore have been allocated for two state pension schemes for elderly, widows, differently abled.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Ketaki Ghoge
Finance minister blames dip on drought, other sectors, says agriculture growth touched 3.1%; Oppn questions figures
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 08:56 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Surendra P Gangan
Four months after BJP and Shiv Sena announced their alliance for the Lok Sabha elections, the question of power-sharing could be putting ties on shaky ground once again.
Published on Jun 12, 2019 12:29 AM IST
The MoU was signed in the presence of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and state forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar at the corporation’s headquarters in Fort.
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 02:48 AM IST
Dhanorkar alleged that Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar imposed the liquor ban in Chandrapur to appease people in his Assembly constituency
Updated on May 25, 2019 04:06 PM IST
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The ruling BJP-Shiv Sena combine, which won 10 seats in 2014, had won nine of the 10 seats in 2004. Apart from the Modi wave, their victory was attributed to the sense of being neglected, which began during the Congress-NCP government’s tenure in the state.
Updated on Mar 28, 2019 08:58 AM IST
The widening gap between revenue receipts and revenue expenditure has resulted in a budget deficit estimate of ₹19,784 crore (0.63%of the GSDP) for 2019-20 — the highest in the past 15 years
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 12:43 AM IST
Govt may not announce tax hike, populist schemes; amount may be 40% of last year’s ₹3.2L-crore
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 08:03 AM IST
Maharashtra finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said the government was also considering a fresh provision that would make checking of identity cards of all people entering the bars mandatory.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 03:29 PM IST
Sudhir Mungantiwar, state finance minister, informed MLA Imtiaz Jaleel that 100 acres has been finalised for the proposed university and that an allocation of ₹100 crore has also been made for the same.
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 03:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent
The BJP government in Maharashtra may go for review petition of the Supreme Court order on dance bars or issue a fresh ordinance for stricter norms, state finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar indicated on Friday.
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 10:36 PM IST
The Supreme Court’s order on Thursday brought reprieve to dance bar owners and employees by striking down rules that virtually prohibited their running. The court ruled that there could be ‘regulations’ but not ‘total prohibition’.
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 01:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Vote-on-account budget is an interim budget where the government plans the expenditure for a few months until the complete budget session
Updated on Jan 17, 2019 01:10 AM IST
After Aarey Colony blaze, forest minister wants to draw ‘fire line’ around Sanjay Gandhi National Park
A fire line is made by digging a trench on a strip of land, which is cleared off plantation, so that fire can be stopped on either side.
Published on Dec 14, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Faisal Malik, Mumbai
The report says that some portions of the hillock were unaffected by the blaze, which raises questions of whether some suspicious activity led to the fire.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 08:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiSteffy Thevar
The Mumbai fire brigade took more than 14 hours to completely put out the fire that broke out near Aarey Milk Colony on Monday evening
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 09:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiHT Correspondent
The Opposition legislators asked why Avni was not tranquilised and raised questions over selection of the shooter despite his controversial background
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 08:19 PM IST
The protesters in Mumbai displayed black flags, posters and banners and raised slogans. They also demanded resignation of Maharashtra forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.
Published on Nov 12, 2018 11:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent, Mumbai
It seems rather a cruel act on part of any authority to kill a tigress with young cubs in cold blood even if she is believed to have attacked human beings in the past
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 11:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Sujata Anandan